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A toolkit for early years practitioners has been created by researchers at the University of Sheffield after a study examined whether they should ‘love’ the children in their care. Dr Jools Page, from the University’s School of Education, explored how a rise in media coverage surrounding sex abuse scandals has…
Scotland is leading the way in alcohol policy in the UK while the Westminster Government "comes out worst" on almost all such measures a new report has found. Academics from Stirling and Sheffield universities examined the different measures adopted across the four parts of the United Kingdom when it comes…
Sheffield Hallam University is teaming up with St Luke's Hospice to launch a free online course supporting health and social care workers in providing palliative or end of life care. The Sheffield Hallam Open Online Course (SHOOC®) will provide a flexible learning opportunity based on conversations about death and dying,…
As part of the government’s strategy to cut the human and economic cost of alcohol misuse, it currently recommends that men and women shouldn’t regularly drink more than three to four and two to three units a day respectively. In theory, such guidelines help people make informed decisions about their…
The Government’s current alcohol guidelines are unrealistic and largely ignored because they have little relevance to people’s drinking habits, according to a new report by the University of Sheffield’s Alcohol Research Group (SARG) in collaboration with the University of Stirling. The study, which is the first of its kind, explored…
Performing arts academics at Sheffield Hallam University have teamed up with South Yorkshire Housing Association and London-based theatre company Cardboard Citizens on a challenging new piece of performance theatre, based on people's experiences of being homeless. Benefit, by playwright Sarah Woods, tells the stories of three characters struggling with their…
High profile child sexual exploitation campaigner Sarah Champion has visited Sheffield Hallam University to help mark the launch of a new social work course which looks at how social workers' practice and performance impacts on permanent placements for young people. In conjunction with the British Association for Adoption and Fostering…
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